Kanksshi Agarwal is a Senior Researcher at CPR working at the Technology and Society (TechSoc) Initiative. Currently, she engages with key stakeholders, legislators and decision-makers on varied subjects relating to technology policy, data protection, regulatory frameworks of data governance and other relevant issues in the field. She is also responsible for creating research-driven reading material and curating workshops for the stakeholders, and identifying new research opportunities and preparing proposals for their execution.
Her interests are in the fields of data governance models, consumer protection, digital economy, gender politics, institutional reforms, and implications of emerging technologies on society.
Prior to CPR, she has worked as a research associate in the office of chairman of AICC Research Department after completing her term as a Legislative Assistant to a Member of Parliament (LAMP Fellow). She was also the voluntary State-Representative of Madhya Pradesh for UN Women’s HeForShe Programme which was then curated by a Pune-based organisation.
She has a postgraduate degree in Urban Policy and Governance from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.